Pirates and Parties: How the New Media & Old Media Covered Last Week’s News

PEJ_4.24.bmpThe Project for Excellence in Journalism is out with its weekly look at how the different media covered the big news stories of the week. And once again, there is a divide between what the online world reported and what the mainstream media covered.

And unlike previous weeks, the two stories generating the most interest in the blogosphere also got significant play in traditional media – the pirate standoff and the tax day tea parties.

And what was the most viewed news/politics video on YouTube? TVNewser covered it moments after it happened.

The clip is after the jump…


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